Diverticular disease

Diverticular disease covers a range of pathologies and may account for a wide variety of presentations.


Outpouchings of bowel result in blind-ended diverticula in communication with the lumen of the bowel. They most commonly occur within the sigmoid colon, although they may be present throughout the bowel:

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rID: 6198
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Intestinal diverticular disease
  • Intestinal diverticulosis

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